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Car hits La Crescent City Hall



Driver apparently accelerated just before collision

Somebody trying to park outside La Crescent City Hall went over the curb and slammed into the building on Tuesday morning. 

City Hall was unscathed by the accident, but the front of the Nissan was crunched in, and the female driver had minor injuries. 

La Crescent police chief Doug Stavenau says in 20 years, he hasn’t seen anyone drive into the City Hall wall before.
The woman driving the Minnesota car was taken from the scene by Tri-State Ambulance. 

A male passenger was not hurt.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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